Top Five Tips for Investigations in a Unionized Workplace
Date: February 11, 2019
When developing an investigation plan and conducting an investigation, employers must always be focused on achieving the dual goals of: (1) providing fairness to both the complainant and the respondent; and (2) reaching a substantiated and reasonable conclusion to the investigation. The role of a union in achieving these goals in a workplace investigation will be dictated by a variety of factors, including: the past history between the parties; the nature of the complaint; the policies or procedures in place; and/or the language of the collective bargaining agreement.
Keeping this in mind, this Client Toolkit outlines the five top tips for conducting investigations in a unionized workplace.You must be logged in to access this content. Go to the Client Access area to login.
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